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Into Guinea-Bissau

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Wednesday 26 Feb Sukuta Campsite, Banjul, The Gambia I breakfast with one of the yoghurts that I bought yesterday. Nothing special, except that I paid (noticed long after I had left the shop) almost 6 euros per yoghurt! French import…

Into The Gambia

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From Senegal to Central Gambia The route from Mbour in Senegal leads through flat, dry savannah  with Baobab trees, and small villages with round huts. The road is well paved, even beyond the waypoint on my GPS where it Senegal…

Back to school, barracuda and caipirinhas (Bissau, Guinea-Bissau)

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The rest of our time in Sukuta was spent with organizing a lot of little things including finding a new rooftop tent mattress, getting a t-piece welded out of a brake line to replace our broken magnetic fuel valve, stocking…

Drug searches, ferry problems and finally English speaking people again

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Our first experiences in Gambia left a bit of a sour taste. The border crossing was quite easy with cheerful officials and only the obligatory false fee of 5000CFA on the Senegalese side which we never paid. After immigration, customs…

Senegambia

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Serrekunda, Banjul, The Gambia. We crossed the border with Guinea and drove into Senegal. To us, after roughing it in Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire for over a week, this was civilisation: the roads were suddenly excellent, sponsored by the generous people…